Movies like Scotland, PA

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Scotland, PA (2001)
 6.6
 5K
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, parody, realistic, not serious, witty, talky, disturbing, clever, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: murder, restaurant, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, nothing goes right, farce, police detective, comedy of errors, business venture, goofy hero, couple relations, eccentricity, prejudice, conspiracy, small town, dark humor, heroes, rock, hippie, misfit, love and romance, couples, stoners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: europe, bosnia, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland

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Most similar movies to Scotland, PA

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and absurd films with plots about crimes, disorder, adaptation, catastrophe, farce, storytelling 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, realistic, not serious, feel good, stylized ...
Plot: lottery, small town, weatherman, criminal heroes, dark humor, crimes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, justice, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
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95%
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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, fish out of water, comedy of errors, friendship, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, rain, crimes, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, misfit, unlikely criminals, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, year 1935 ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, heist, disorder, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, overnight success, love and romance, couple relations, cons and scams, bully, criminal, restaurant, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: suspense, biting, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, photographer, apathy, violence spree, couple relations, social decay, eccentric family, meet the parents, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Arab on the City (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 25-year-old Khalid Belkacem has failed at everything: college education, summer camp instructor's permit, driver's license, and even his BCG. He never expected to become the first "positive discrimination" member of the police ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, witty, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, goofy hero, fish out of water, farce, disorder, crimes, society, law enforcement, urban ghetto life, serial killer, interracial relations, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, manic, save the world, crimes, comedy of errors, psychopath, master criminal, law enforcement, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany, england, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, farce, businessman, mistress, yuppie, vengeance, manipulation, down on your luck, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 32K
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, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, goofy hero, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 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, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crimes, nothing goes right, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, partners, disorder, who done it, false accusation, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, on the run, hidden identity, goofy hero, woman in danger, crimes, disorder, wrong place wrong time, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 446K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dark humor, comedy of errors, boss and employee, dentist, obnoxious boss, friends, plan gone awry, boss, blackmail, cocaine, employer employee relationship, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: 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: kidnapping, farce, policewoman, gendarme, law enforcement, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, nun, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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: clever, neo noir, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, dark humor, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, diner, widow, fbi, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Plot: farce, presumed dead, police detective, crimes, investigation, incompetent police, disorder, comedy of errors, working undercover, law enforcement, goofy hero, assassination attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dark humor, hitman, mafia, bully, murder, opposites attract, farce, crimes, dentist, bandit, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, money, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, harvard university, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: manipulation, obsession, femme fatale, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, fall in love, destructive relationship, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: missouri, california, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, amateur detective, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, dark humor, cons and scams, friendship, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, disability, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, witness, deaf, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: parody, realistic, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, incompetent police, buddies, save the day, disorder, terrorist, father son relationship, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: farce, false accusation, resort, panther, chase, crimes, track down, goofy hero, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, switzerland, south of france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: broadway, gangsters, mafia, murder, playwright, rehearsal, actress, crimes, backstage, showbiz, actor, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 15K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: dark humor, kidnapping, insurance, murder, insurance agent, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, comedy of errors, down on your luck, insurance fraud, life insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, neo noir ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, disorder, social relations, mystery, law enforcement, goofy hero, private detective, crimes, small town life, milkman ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, police, president, white house, race against time, good versus evil, usa president, police investigation, renewed love, environmental health, cliche, impersonating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: twists and turns, realistic, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, sex tape, friendship, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, buddies, unlikely criminals, partners, sex addict, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%