Movies like Short Time

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Short Time (1990)
 6.4
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Short Time (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nearing retirement, Dabney Coleman finds that he has a disease that will kill him within days. He then finds that his life insurance only pays off if he is killed in the line of duty. In order to leave something to his wife and children, Coleman becomes supercop, ignoring danger and trying his best to get killed.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: car chase, chase, terminal illness, crimes, parents and children, law enforcement, disorder, cons and scams, police officer, retirement, gangsters, heist, police, violence, death, tough guy, running, gunfight, helicopter, bus, father son relationship, bravery, family man, police chase, fistfight ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to Short Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, chase, gangsters, chases and races, partners, gunfight and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Short Time: Downtown (1990), The Junkman (1982), Blue Streak (1999), Fool N Final (2007), Freebie and the Bean (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Downtown (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Officer Alex Kearney patrols an upscale neighborhood in Philadelphia, where he pulls over a well-connected white collar executive who promises to get even with the policeman. Soon, Kearney learns that he is off the cushy suburban beat and must now ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, society, law enforcement, partners, chase, crimes, buddies, suburbs, suburban life, fish out of water, social differences, farce ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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95%
 5.4
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The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, hitman, memory loss, adventure, tough law enforcer, race against time, unlikely partners, heroes, fugitives, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 82K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.5
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams, goofy hero, gangsters, bookies, diamond theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitman, police, police investigation, buddies, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, chase, partners against crime, partners, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, gang, disorder, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, partners, dishonesty, confined, crimes, gangsters, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: heist, parents and children, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, diamond, police, gangsters, con artists, martial arts, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 2K
Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, murder, boss, cancer, gunfight, dark humor, disorder, kidnapping, accountant, terminal illness, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.3
 12K
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Clint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, bail bondsman, on the road, criminal heroes, kidnapping, track down, crimes, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, crime gone awry, lone hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: sacramento california, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, disorder, crimes, cons and scams, heist, ruby, adventure, chase, jewel robbery, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 63K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tough cop, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, tv show, crimes, police operation, odd couple, law enforcement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 1K
Fast Getaway (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nelson, played by Corey Haim is a teenager who robs banks with his father in group along with two other friends. Corey Haim Is the right guy, in the right place, at the right time. All he needed was a ...fast getaway
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, chase, robbery, criminal heroes, escapades, disorder, partners, rivalry, youth, crimes, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Double Trouble (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two beefed-up twins (played by the Paul brothers, Peter and David, who have appeared in several programmers as The Barbarian Brothers) operating on opposing sides of the law, team up to stop a nefarious crook in this actioner. Peter Jade is a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: twins, buddy cop, diamonds, police officer, cons and scams, heist, siblings relations, friendship, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 3K
Big Bad Mama (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.
Style: sexy, witty, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: social satire, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crimes, sexual content, strong violent content, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, chase, heist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 1K
High Risk (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord's compound.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: jungle, chase, drug dealing, bandit, friends, crimes, adventure, on the run, gangsters, rivalry, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, money, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 2K
A Fine Mess (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And there's also the mob boss whom the two guys work for who ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: horse race, chase, crimes, gangsters, partners, gambling, fighting crime, odd couple, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, island, master thief, one last job, cons and scams, crimes, partners in crime, chase, policewoman, fbi, cat and mouse, american abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.1
 29K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, martial arts, chase, heroes, graphic violence, tough heroes, escapades, drug dealing, one man army, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's release date arrives. Returning to his ill-gotten gains, he ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, hidden identity, cons and scams, buddies, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, double life, impersonating a police officer, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 25K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, disorder, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, buddies, amateur detective, goofy hero, justice, vietnam veteran, brothers, guilty pleasure ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 894
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddy cop, buddies, partners against crime, police investigation, police corruption, reluctant partners, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, murder, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, escapades, friends, life philosophy, last wish, on the run, odd couple, partners, gangsters, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 2K
Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police investigation, law enforcement, police detective, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, gunfight, police shootout, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Collision Course (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, murder, chase, hitman, buddy cop, drag racing, friends, disorder, martial arts, cons and scams, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, murder, greed, airport, uncle nephew relationship, dog, dogcatcher, aviation, graffiti ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 41K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, buddies, criminal heroes, sibling relationship, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, perfect crime, train, arson ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, police officer, hitman, gunfight, police, mafia, corruption, urban setting, police corruption, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, heist, arms smuggling, police investigation, investigation, friends, partners, partners against crime, police officer, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%