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Scotland, Pa. (2001)
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Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing Mac to rob the restaurant's safe and then murder Norm, using the robbery as a way of throwing the cops off their trail.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, talky, disturbing, clever, dark humor, offbeat, whimsical ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, parody, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, couple relations, farce, law enforcement, nothing goes right, police detective, comedy of errors, business venture, goofy hero, eccentricity, prejudice, conspiracy, small town, rock, heroes, hippie, misfit, love and romance, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, pennsylvania, scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Scotland, Pa.: Lucky Numbers (2000), Screwed (2000), Take the Money and Run (1969), Chain of Fools (2000), Small Time Crooks (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: lottery, weatherman, small town, tv station, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, female director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 8K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, friendship, fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, partners, odd couple, misfit, cons and scams, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crime, crimes, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, couple relations, cons and scams, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, greed, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, disorder, overnight success, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, crime, love and romance, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, crimes, save the world, manic, comedy of errors, master criminal, law enforcement, fighting crime, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: munich germany, england, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, hostages, confined, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, master criminal, danger, save the day, farce, law enforcement, crime, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: humorous, exciting, idiotic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, woman in danger, goofy hero, on the run, hidden identity, crimes, crime, law enforcement, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, goofy hero, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: parody, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, farce, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 29K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, switching roles, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, crimes, goofy hero, couples, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, crimes, who done it, disorder, nothing goes right, protagonist as suspect, partners, odd couple, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world (and Charles Dreyfus) believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off the road. Naturally, Clouseau knows differently, and taking advantage ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: farce, police detective, presumed dead, crimes, crime, investigation, incompetent police, comedy of errors, working undercover, law enforcement, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: dark humor, funny, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, opposites attract, unlikely partners, love affair, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, resort, false accusation, panther, chase, crime, crimes, deadly, nothing goes right, fighting crime, goofy hero, museum ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 19K
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: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, buddies, partners, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 11K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, widow, diner, fbi, bar, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, money, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, funny, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, police, police investigation, incompetent police, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, buddies, save the day, disorder, terrorist, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, couples, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Pink Panther (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: farce, princess, master criminal, crime, safecracker, clumsiness, clumsy, police investigation, bug, incompetent police, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, switzerland, paris france, rome italy, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, friendship, deadly, crimes, crime, amateur detective, dishonesty, life is a bitch, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, farce, crimes, police detective, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, actor, friendship, showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 3K
High Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's 1983, and hopeless junkie Dick gets an unwelcome visit from the past - his seriously sleazy former cellmate, Bug, to be precise. Bug requires a crash course in the 80s: different music, different drugs, and machines in walls that dispense ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: heist, drug addict, morphine, crimes, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, greed, armed robbery, junkie, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, twists and turns, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, friendship, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, partners, buddies, unlikely criminals, stupidity, vengeance, sex addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 18K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, witness protection, fish out of water, district attorney, fbi, crimes, crime, witnessing a crime, misfit, goofy hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, italy, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cheap Detective (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: parody, private detective, murder, femme fatale, law enforcement, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crime, heroes, crimes, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, year 1939 ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, partners, nothing goes right, intrigue, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, loss of fortune, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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