Movies like Shooting Fish

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Shooting Fish (1997)
 6.6
 7K
Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, humorous, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, con men, friendship, love triangle, chase, business, thief, money, wedding, hospital, wealth, cheating, nightclub, liar, scam, parole, romance, secretary, crimes, friends, love and romance, follow your dream, obsessive quest, hopes, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, england

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Most similar movies to Shooting Fish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about storytelling, love and romance, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, culture clash and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Shooting Fish: Heartbreakers (2001), The Best Man (2005), About Adam (2000), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Legal Eagles (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cons and scams, con artists, manipulation, one last job, fall in love, dishonesty, cheating, parents and children, manipulations, female criminal, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 4K
The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, love triangle, fall in love, romance, couples, cons and scams, writers, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 6K
About Adam (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, reunion, romance, couple relations, love, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, family relations, wedding, orphan, countryside, fish out of water, couple relations, social differences, gem, disorder, couples, eccentric family ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, femme fatale, legal, love and romance, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, intense, touching ...
Plot: prison, romance, prison life, fall in love, confined, buddies, cons and scams, crime, crimes, social worker, prison escape, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 6K
Greenfingers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Clive Owen stars as a prison inmate who goes into an experimental "open" prison where the inmates walk around freely and get job training for their impending releases. While there, he discovers he has a talent for growing flowers. His ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prison, redemption, going straight, starting over, hopes, fish out of water, warden, disorder, parole officer, misfit, criminal heroes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, best friends, couples, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity, comedy of errors, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, humorous, romantic, clever, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, lawyer, battle of the sexes, manipulations, satire, infidelity, dishonesty, inheritance, assassin, hitman, marriage of convenience, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, fall in love, comedy of errors, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, crime, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 920
Parting Shots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, captivating, light ...
Plot: vengeance, terminal illness, fall in love, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, love and romance, wedding, hitman, doctor, death, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 23K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 5K
The Baxter (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman (Michael Showalter) is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, love triangle, accountant, romance, office, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, event planner, friendship, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, cincinnati ohio, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 10K
Happy, Texas (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts roll into the village of Happy, Texas, where they're mistaken for a gay couple who work as beauty pageant consultants. They go along with it to duck the police, but the local sheriff has a secret of his own.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, beauty pageant, small town, pretending to be gay, farce, dishonesty, crimes, gender, disorder, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 105K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, coincidence, true love, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 66K
Bandits (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Style: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, friendship, on the run, jealousy, reward, romance, robbery, crime, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, united states, oregon, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crime, crimes, partners, couple relations, couples, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: twists and turns, clever, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: farce, con artists, cons and scams, bet, manipulations, high society, rivalry, roulette, competition, casino, paralysis, wheelchair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, south of france, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Touch of Class (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve, a happily married American man living in London meets Vicki, an English divorcée and run off to Marbella for a rollicking week of sex. They then return to London to set up a cozy menage, despite the fact that he loves his wife and children, ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, resort, affair, romance, love triangle, betrayal, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, crimes, overnight success, disorder, couple relations, cons and scams, love and romance, crime, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.0
 1K
Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, gender, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, wedding, couples, friends, disorder, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 2K
The Fortune (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them . Not even murder.
Style: neo screwball comedy, suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, scheme, family problems, power relations, romance, dishonesty, chase, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, disorder, screwball, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 321
Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 24K
I.Q. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cheating, mechanic, mathematics, romance, opposites attract, parents and children, fall in love, couples, family relations, dishonesty, self discovery, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1950s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 4K
The Tall Guy (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American actor in England tries to find love and work.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, infidelity, actor, romance, farce, rich and poor, workplace romance, down on your luck, comedy of errors, couple relations, human spirit, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 10K
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, couple relations, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, offbeat ...
Plot: retirement home, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, aging, elderly, robbery, criminal heroes, one last job, nursing, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%